CONTACT: ANGIE TRACHTA
2130 Medical laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Feb. 22, 2000
Deer Creek Family Care in Toledo offers one-hour class on infant massage
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Deer Creek Family Care at Deer Creek Health Center, Toledo
is offering a class on basic techniques of infant massage Saturday, March
4 from 2 to 3 p.m.
The class is taught by Nilofar Ahmed, a native of Pakistan and the wife
of Mushtaq Ahmed, M.D., family medicine physician at Deer Creek Family Care.
She will teach the basic principles of infant massage, including how it is
performed. Infant massage is a practice that has been shown to improve blood
circulation, stimulate digestion and promote the overall health of the baby
while also benefiting the caregiver.
The cost of the class is $10, and it is open to anyone who is interested
in learning more about infant massage. Registration for this class is encouraged.
For more information or to register, call Deer Creek Family Care at (515)
484-2602. Deer Creek Family Care is located at 401 1st Ave. in Toledo. Deer
Creek Family Care is a partnership between Grinnell Regional Medical Center
and University of Iowa Health Care.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the
UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care,
medical education and research programs and services they provide.